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Measuring the Student’s Success Rate Using a Constraint Based Multi-modal Virtual Assembly Environment

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8853)

Abstract

Personnel Training is considered as the most important prerequisite in the assembly operations of any kind of equipment/apparatus ranging from simple nut-bolt assembly to complex equipment (e.g., aircraft engine) assembly. This paper presents a novel Virtual Reality Training System (VRTS) for the constraint based assembly of a 3phase step down transformer. The ARToolKit [1] markers are used for interaction with the VRTS. The system improves the technical skills of students in the real assembly environment. The analysis shows that the average success rate of untrained students is 35.7% while that of trained students increased to 81.5%.

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Virtual assembly environment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and ITUniversity of MalakandChakdaraPakistan

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